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Women in Sports: 1870’s -1900’s
February 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Marion Heritage Center & Museum is pleased to host Ms. Cathryn Lucas who will present the program, “Women in Sports: 1870’s-1900’s” Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Ms. Lucas is a doctoral student in Health Studies/Sport Studies at the University of Iowa. She teaches courses in Sport Studies and Health and Physical Activity Skills and has co-authored articles published in The Sport Psychologist and the Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education. Who were these Victorian sports stars? What was their motivation? What set them apart from other women at a time? What was the impact on Victorian culture and how did that rippled down to the present day? Come learn and join in the discussion. Admission to the program and the exhibit is free courtesy of a grant from the McIntyre Foundation of Cedar Rapids. In case of bad weather the program will be held on March 4th, 2018.